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Dolphin Family Huddles Together One Last Time Before Being Slaughtered By Fishermen in Japan

A video filmed in Taiji, Japan released by non-profit organization Dolphin Project has captured the heartbreaking and barbaric kick-off to the small Japanese village’s dolphin hunting season.

Taiji’s large-scale dolphin hunting was made famous by the Academy Award-winning documentary “The Cove” in 2010 and exposed the brutal “drive hunt” techniques used by the hunters where they herd large numbers of dolphins to shore.